Tar Heel Travels: Lessons From North Carolina

Bill Mefford Wall of Separation Last week, AU Legislative Director Maggie Garrett and I traveled throughout North Carolina to talk with faith leaders about the need to keep faith communities out of partisan politics as well as religious freedom legislatio ... Read »

Greater Phoenix Chapter presents the Rev. Barry W. Lynn

October 16, 2016 at 2:00 pm Greater Phoenix Chapter of Americans United Proudly Presents “Let’s Envision A Day Without Separation of Church and State!” with special guest speaker The Rev. Barry W. Lynn Executive Director Americans United, Washington, DC W ... Read »

Orange County Chapter hosting event with Bill Mefford

October 15, 2016 at 1:45 pm The Orange County chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State will host Bill Mefford, AU National Faith Outreach.  He will discuss “Keeping Sacred Spaces Sacred: A Discussion on Pulpit Politicking.” The meeti ... Read »

The Rev. Barry W. Lynn speaking in San Francisco

October 20, 2016 at 6:30 pm Address:  1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA, 94109 Why Is the Separation of Church and State So Important? Rev. Barry Lynn Executive Director Americans United for Separation of Church and State The founders of our country ... Read »

Join AU's Week Of Action Against Pulpit Politicking!

Bill Mefford Wall of Separation One of the things I love about working at Americans United is the religious diversity, both among our staff and among the many people across the United States who fight alongside us for religious freedom for all people. Tho ... Read »

The First Temptation Of The Book Banners: Censorship

Rob Boston Wall of Separation Sunday marks the beginning of Banned Books Week, an annual event sponsored by the American Library Association and other groups that support the freedom to read, explore ideas and learn. Not everyone is for that. Religious Ri ... Read »

Minnesota Not-So-Nice: Restaurant Owner Says Muslims Get Out

Rokia Hassanein Wall of Separation A Minnesota restaurant owner responded to a tragic stabbing at a shopping mall in St. Cloud in an unfortunate manner. After the revelations that the perpetrator was Muslim, he decided to put a “Muslims Get Out” sign outs ... Read »